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    Thinning or Bald Spot in the Crown/Vertex
  • What Best Describes Your Goals?
    Considering Surgical Hair Restoration

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  1. Wow! That is massive coverage, @Abhinay Singh! It definitely helps that you appear to have a very large supply of healthy donor hair. You must have been an ideal patient for Eugenix. By the way, you did a masterful job of disguising the bald spot prior to the HT -- I'd never have guessed that there was baldness. Really looking forward to seeing your progress in upcoming months. All the best!
  2. That complicates the situation even further... budget and time constraints. If you are determined to go through with a hair transplant within those constraints, then although I'm not qualified to advise what you should do, I can only tell you what I would do for myself if I was limited to those constraints: Rather than going for an unknown doctor/surgeon at an unknown clinic (the risk of a botched job is high), I would choose the cheaper options available at the well reputed clinics -- at least there is the assurance of a particular quality standard, and those doctors, whilst not senior at the clinic, will have been supervised and trained by the clinic founders and the technicians will also be very experienced. As already mentioned by other members, Eugenix has lower priced options, and Dr Bhatti also has a lower priced option at his clinic (I read somewhere that his daughter performs the HT). Botched work would not only make the appearance potentially worse than at present, but also, would deplete whatever remaining donor supply you have (which in turn would make a second, corrective HT even more difficult, and potentially, more expensive). Once again, I wish you all the very best.
  3. Hello @Alphabeta. Although everybody ideally wants to get their HT done with the very best doctor at a low budget price, unfortunately in practice that just isn't possible. Eugenix appears to be the number choice in New Delhi, as both of the clinic's founding doctors are recommended by this network. There are a few other recommended doctors in India also, such as Dr Bhatti who you have already mentioned and Dr Sumeet Soni (who also does FUT). However, it's highly likely that due to their experience in the field and quality of service, a HT with them will be outside of your budget. The budget issue will lead to a further problem that you've already alluded to -- that those doctors within your budget will likely be ones with much less experience, and possibly doctors who are unheard of. If you're going to limit yourself to that budget and at the same time only want an HT with a renowned surgeon with both experience and a verifiable track record of success, then it'll be extremely tough to find such a surgeon. I'll be getting my HT done with Eugenix next year. As I have been short on money this year, I'm budgeting heavily and am securing a date in 11 months by which time I will have the money. An HT is something that nobody wants botched, and quality definitely is essential. My personal belief is that whilst I cannot afford an HT right now, I also cannot afford the risk of a botched job. The final choice is yours, but my advice is to consider saving money for a year or two in order to give yourself better HT options. Wishing you all the very best!
  4. Excellent coverage! Another knockout result, and that too for only 7 months.
  5. Hey @ASeda! First of all, thanks for sharing your progress with us all. It was very brave of you to choose a clinic and surgeon that there is very little information about. I've only saw/heard about Longevita from the aggressive marketting they do (sponsored ads on social media). As I was trying to choose a doctor/clinic for my own HT next year, I clicked on the Longevita website to find out more about their doctors and I saw Yasemin Tugurt's name... but it worried me that they never referred to her as doctor Yasemin Tugurt, and that on her profile they had her education/qualification only as some sort of diploma. And so I understood that to mean that although she was medically trained, she is not a doctor. Hence why I moved on. HT's can be a hit and miss thing -- sometimes they turn out unexpectedly great, and sometimes they just give average yields. Truthfully, it's tough to tell whether density is going to hit the desire appearance until around month 10 or so. Therefore, try to take solace in the fact that you obviously do have a better head of hair so early in the journey than you did prior to the HT. In that respect, you can probably say that there is success already. As the member before me has stated, it is a very large area that you have had to get coverage for and so please keep realistic expectations with regard to scalp visibility. However, assuming that the grafts that were implanted do survive and grow well, then you will hopefully be in an advantageous position such that the use of hair fibers will give a very good end appearance. I'm thinking positively for you and I wish you the very best of luck for the ongoing journey
  6. First of all, thank you so much @eyesonyouuuu for a most excellent write up of your experience. It is very comprehensive indeed. I'm having my HT at Eugenix next year, and your posts have given me a great understanding of what I can expect. I'm very happy to know that the HT required a lot less grafts than the initial estimates. From 2500 down to 800 is remarkable, and it shows me that the doctors' ethics are right as they've not taken more grafts than needed. The complimentary 200 beard grafts is a very pleasant surprise also. Hopefully the beard grafts will yield very positive results and thereby give you further options in the future, just in case you need them. I really hope your results become another example of Eugenix success. Your pre-HT crown hairloss looked somewhat similar to mine, although my bald spot was a lot bigger (I'll require 2500 grafts). And so although I do usually tend to be interested in the results on the crown for most Eugenix patients, I'm equally intruiged in the work done behind your hairline and mid scalp region, because it's looks like very interesting repair work, and that too without having to use thousands of grafts. I think it'll be great! Please continue to keep us updated. We'll be rooting for your success!
  7. Excellent result, Nelson! I doubt that anybody that sees you for the first time would ever be able to guess that you had ever suffered from hairloss in the past. Very impressive indeed 👏 👏
  8. Hey @ag120! The hairline restoration looks pretty cool, in my opinion. Given that Eugenix' DHT technique tends to give a high graft survival rate, I'm thinking positively for you that your results will be just fine even though you're not taking finasteride. I do see that Mathur has doubts as to whether or not you've received the full 3k grafts, but like CosmoKramer, to me it looks you have no reason to worry -- it's quite a large region that you've got coverage for, and the grafts look very densely packed. I look forward to seeing the rest of your regrowth journey 👍
  9. Awesome thread, @Filipino35Fue! 👏 👏 👏 The detail that you've put into the regular updates is excellent, and very much appreciated. Every HT is a relatively long journey, and it's really cool that you've gone the extra mile to share the journey with us... so THANK YOU!! I concurr with the rest of the family here, that the work looks really impressive, and now that the scabs are gone and there is no blood and gore, the scalp now looks like a work of art. Looking forward to your results in the upcoming months!
  10. Thank you for this excellent thread, @Annijoy31 👍 👍 The new hairline looks brilliantly done. It really suits you, and I can already imagine this being a knockout result. I'm happy for you already. The short hair and new hairline in the post-op photos reminds me of cricketer Shikhar Dhawan. Haha!
  11. Ah, another Eugenix'er! I can't believe I'd not seen this thread until now. Really GREAT thread, @DXB001. Looks excellent, mate. Of course, the hairline is what most will notice, but because I'll be going for a crown restoration with Eugenix in a years time, the work that they've done on your crown is what I'm finding really impressive at such an early stage. The latest photos already look like the crown work is on route towards incredible coverage. All round, I think this is going to be yet another knockout result. It's really brilliant to see so many Eugenix patients here, all of whom have really incouraging progress so early into the journey. Awesome!
  12. Thank you for sharing the photos and the video! Only 6 months in and already it's taken shape. Quite amazing to see how a small session like that can make a huge difference. I'll definitely be looking forward to seeing the 12 month result
  13. Looking really good at this stage, in my opinion. Even the previous update showed remarkable progress from the update before it. Everything seems right on track. The new hairline looks very impressive, and I'm genuinely expecting the density continue to pick up even more. Definitely looks like you're on track for a killer result 👍
  14. Around 700 years ago in certain areas in Europe, you and the Eugenix team have been imprisoned and burned at the stake for witchcraft, if anybody saw you like this after just 4-5 months! 😆 ... in other words, what a mind-blowing, magic-like result!! I'm quite sure that if you presented this 4 month result as a 12 month result over at another forum, people would be congratulating you for an excellent final result. The fact that this result is less than 5 months in, and that further growth is on its way, takes the whole thing to another level. Really amazing progress @Azzy US. I'm delighted for you buddy!